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A lifetime relegated to one room.

by kisskissgirl on January 27, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Whether there by choice, necessity or circumstances beyond their control, senior living or nursing home residents are assigned one room and that is where their lifetime of memories come to rest. I am not contemplating whether this experience is depressing or satisfying. It was just an observation that crossed my mind.


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